Friends School Of Wilmington

350 Peiffer Avenue,
Wilmington, NC, 28409-0284
Tel: (910)791-8221
Grades: PK - 8 | 186 students
Friends School of Wilmington embraces the unique qualities of every child in an academically vigorous program that includes mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, art, music, foreign language, physical education, and service learning and outdoor education.
By nurturing, supporting, and academically challenging our students, our inclusive community builds confident, collaborative, independent thinkers who flourish as learners.
FSW is one of 82 Friends schools across the country, part of a 350-year tradition.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 186 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Ann Souder
Admissions Associate Mesha Batts

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports BasketballSoccerTennisBasketballSoccer,
Tennis

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cape Fear Academy (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Noah's Ark Children's Center (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Park Avenue School (2.4 miles away)
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  • Wilmington Noah's Ark Children's Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    1501 Beasley Rd
    Wilmington , NC , 28409
    (910)395-0059
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    2  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Wilmington
    St. Mark Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1013 Eastwood Rd
    Wilmington , NC , 28403
    (910)452-8200
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.2  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Wilmington
    Winter Park Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    4700 Wrightsville Avenue
    Wilmington , NC , 28403
    (910)799-2029
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    2.4  mi  |  140  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Wilmington
    Park Avenue School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1306 Floyal Parkway
    Wilmington , NC , 28403
    (910)791-6217
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.4  mi  |  1  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Wilmington
    Wesley Memorial Child Education Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    1401 S College Rd
    Wilmington , NC , 28403
    (910)791-4002
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    2.4  mi  |  154  students  |  Gr.  K

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